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[Bug 8396] clip() is fine, but why isn't there something like a stencil buffer? It's similar to clip except you turn on the stencil then render an image and only where you rendered the image are pixels rendered to the canvas.

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Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 00:04:37 +0000
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Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

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--- Comment #2 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2012-02-29 00:04:35 UTC ---
Can you elaborate on what use case you have in mind here exactly? What you
describe in comment 0 sounds like it could be done using just clip(). Stencil
buffers as described in wikipedia have a variety of use cases but it's not
clear which would be really that applicable here.

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